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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Burlington County celebrating Black History Month with events, lectures and performances

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Burlington County is celebrating Black History Month with events, exhibits, lectures and performances throughout February that show the county’s rich Black historical presence and culture.

A special lecture titled “Spirit of Freedom&...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Burlington County Commissioners launch Downtown Business Tours with visit to Bordentown City

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BORDENTOWN CITY – The Burlington County Commissioners kicked off their new Downtown Business Tours initiative on Saturday with a trip to the historic City of Bordentown.

The tour was led by Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson a...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Burlington County honors Mansfield farmers with stewardship award

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The Burlington County Commissioners announced the selection of the Knezick family as the recipient of the County’s award for outstanding farm stewardship in recognition of the improvements and conservation practices at their Foggy Bottom Farm in...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Burlington County seeks funding for new trail linking Willingboro Lakes with Mill Creek Park

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The Burlington County Commissioners took another step toward creating a new regional trail that would link two popular parks in Willingboro.

The Commissioners voted unanimously last week to approve an application to the New Jersey Department of Community A...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Burlington County holding canned food drive in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to service

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The Burlington County Commissioners are collecting canned food now through the end of the month in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his call to service.

Collection boxes will be in the lobbies of the County Administration Building at 49 Rancocas Roa...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Burlington County Commissioners, Senator Singleton announce Winter and Summer Restaurant Weeks

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In 2023, Burlington County Restaurant Week will be twice as delicious, giving residents two opportunities to enjoy the great eateries in Burlington County.

The annual celebration of Burlington County restaurants is being expanded with the addition...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Burlington County seeking volunteers to help hunt and destroy spotted lanternfly eggs

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Burlington County continues to battle the spotted lanternfly invasion and is seeking volunteers to help beat back the bugs this winter while they are at their most vulnerable life stage.

The Burlington County Parks System is partnering with the U.S. Depart...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Commissioner Felicia Hopson selected to lead Burlington County Commissioners in 2023

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The Burlington County Board of Commissioners celebrated the new year at their 2023 Organization Meeting on Thursday, selecting a new director and pledging to find additional ways to make a difference for the county’s residents and communities.

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Burlington County Library System accepts $1 million in state funding for improvements

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Four Burlington County libraries will undergo facilities upgrades with $1 million in state funding secured by State Senator Troy Singleton.

The Burlington County Library Commission voted this month to accept the state funds for capital improvements at the ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners approve loans for new affordable housing units

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The Burlington County Commissioners continue to take action to support the creation of affordable housing across the county.

The Commissioners voted last week to approve three separate loans totaling $1.3 million to developers to assist with financing affo...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners renew leases for senior nutrition sites

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Burlington County senior citizens will continue to have multiple locations to go for healthy meals, socialization and enrichment in 2023.

The Burlington County Commissioners voted Wednesday to approve the renewal of leases at the four County congregate nut...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Burlington County Commissioner honored for leadership, support for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

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Burlington County Commissioner Director Dan O’Connell was recognized by the Burlington County Military Affairs Committee (BCMAC) for his leadership and steadfast support for the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and the county’s military personnel and fami...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Burlington County acquires new software to assist local fire departments

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Burlington County is upgrading the computer software that aids the county’s fire departments and fire companies.

Computers and software may not be as iconic as ladders and hoses, but they’re still essential equipment for fire department...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Burlington County offering combined COVID/Flu test at Willingboro testing site

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Burlington County is now offering a combined COVID/Flu test at its COVID-19 testing site.

The Burlington County Commissioners and Burlington County Health Department announced the immediate testing expansion, saying residents can now receive either a singl...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Burlington County Health Department: It’s not too late to get a flu shot or COVID-19 vaccine

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The Burlington County Health Department warns that influenza activity in the region is high so it’s important to obtain protection from a seasonal flu shot. 

“The influenza season is here and it’s already looking like...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners and Parks Division release Winter Program Guide

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The outdoor weather may be turning colder, but there’s still plenty to do and see within the Burlington County Parks System! Throughout winter, there is a packed schedule of events and programs sure to appeal no matter your age or interests.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Burlington County helps with home makeover for veteran's widow

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The holidays came early for the widow of a decorated U.S. Army veteran, whose home received a special pre-Thanksgiving makeover courtesy of the Burlington County Division of Military Veteran Affairs, The Home Depot Foundation, and the Patriot Fund.&nb...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Burlington County to apply for share of $10 million state funding for 911 centers

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Burlington County is seeking state funding to help make additional improvements to its emergency communications system.

The County Commissioners voted Wednesday to authorize the Burlington County Department of Information Technology to prepare and submit a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Burlington County encouraging schools and groups to participate in plastic film recycling program

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Burlington County is partnering with the Trex Company to make it easier for local schools and community groups to recycle plastic film products.

Schools and community groups collecting plastic bags and film as part of Trex Plastic Film Recycling Challenge ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners approve contract for work on 17 county roads in 13 towns

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The Burlington County Commissioners approved a new contract for road resurfacing work that will help maintain transportation infrastructure and save significant tax dollars.

The approved vendor was awarded a $12.2 million contract to repave just over 34 mi...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners celebrate opening of new Arney’s Mount Trail

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Burlington County has a new addition to its regional trails network and it features Arney’s Mount, the county’s highest elevation.

The County Commissioners celebrated the new Arney’s Mount Trail on Tuesday with a ribbon-cuttin...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners honoring local businesses operating 100 years or longer

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Burlington County is a premier destination to live, work and run a business, and the Burlington County Commissioners have launched a new initiative that recognizes local businesses that have called the county home for a century or longer.

The Commissioners...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Burlington County advances critical road improvements in Burlington Township, Florence

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Burlington County is advancing new transportation improvements to reduce congestion and guide truck traffic away from residential neighborhoods in Florence and Burlington Township.

The Burlington County Commissioners voted Wednesday to authorize contracts ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Substantial savings expected from Burlington County move to electronic procurement system

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Burlington County is moving to an electronic procurement system that is expected to make its contracting and purchasing processes more efficient and yield savings that will benefit county taxpayers.

The County plans to switch to an e-procurement system fro...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Burlington County Clerk’s Office now offering Gold Star Family IDs

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The Burlington County Clerk’s Office is now issuing Gold Star Family identification cards to the spouses, domestic partners, civil union partners and children of military members who died while serving on active duty with the U.S. Armed Forces.

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